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Rating: CalienteShia LaBeouf
is heading to law school - he's to star in a big-screen adaptation of renowned crime author John Grisham's book The Associate
LaBeouf will portray a Yale Law School student with a sordid secret that leaves him vulnerable to blackmail.
The script will be adapted for Hollywood by The Departed
writer William Monahan for studio giant Paramount
, reports industry paper Daily Variety
LaBeouf became interested in the project after reading the book on the set of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
Transformers producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura is also rumored to be aboard the project as Paramount picked up the movie rights last year.
Monahan made a break through when he adapted Infernal Affairs for Martin Scorsese
, Departed won the Oscar for Best Picture.
He has just finished writing Edge of Darkness with Mel Gibson and will make his directorial debut with London Boulevard later this year.